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Your hosts are Bill and Alison Huggins

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

Private Sandy Beach!

15 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Rhode Island Coastal Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

Lake Front Farm House

Restored 3 bedroom 1.5 baths 1850's farm house with on 4 acres of beautiful land. The home is on a peninsula and the house has a wide clean and sunny sandy beach. The surrounding area has thousands of acres of conserved land . Rhododendron, mountain laurel, blue berries, huckleberries, lady slippers are shaded by mature forests. Hiking trails maintained by the AMC provide great day trips from the house. Beaver, otter, mink, bobcats and other interesting and uncommon animals live close by. Due to the sensitive nature of the area only 6 guests may enjoy the property at any one time. Sorry NO PETS.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Your hosts are Bill and Alison Huggins (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

Why Your hosts are Bill and Alison Huggins chose Rhode Island Coastal

It is magical

What makes this farmhouse unique

Sandy beach on a clear lake. Thousands of acres around it of gorgeous conserved land.


based on 15 traveler reviews

Private Sandy Beach!
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

Us and our kids (2 and 6) absolutely loved every minute staying here. We made full use of the canoe, paddleboards and kayaks and the kids were up and in the water by 7 am each day. What an amazing view to wake up to!! It really was a magical place. Gave us the feeling of being completely out of the way yet still close enough where we could have friends visit for the day. They were all amazed at perfect the spot was for the kids. Quick drive to the Roger Williams Zoo for the day. We will definitely look to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Heavenly Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This home was the perfect setting for a week of relaxation. Our kids are 2, 8, and 11, and they loved swimming, boating, hiking, and visiting nearby attractions like the Mystic Aquarium and the Westerly beaches. The house is clean, comfortable, and full of beauty. We look forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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lake house

  • 4 of 5

This place was wonderful, there was something for everyone here. My kids had a blast. The only problem I had were the beds, the queen bed was extremely uncomfortable, had two rivets in it, we ended up going home a day early because of it. The full size bed squeaked everytime my daughter rolled over. Other than that, I would highly recommend this place indeed, just would update the mattresses.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: When we heard this we replaced the mattress.. Only 2 years old but they don't make 'em like they used to.
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I love it

  • 5 of 5

I think I can speak for each of us when I say that we loved our experience here. Although we were not ready for the bugs that came with the lake, we couldn't complain. Very secluded. Such a fun time. I would recommend to every one!!! This is a gem, something I never expected to find.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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north Kingstown ri

we fell in love, again..... :)

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved this wonderful hidden treasure of a place!!! We are hoping to stay again the same weekend this year!!! Thank you for the oppertunity the first time around!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much!
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Private Beach & New Home

  • 5 of 5

My family had a great time at this home. It truly was a private beach directly off the house to a lake which is very hard to come by. This was perfect for our four young nephews ages 2-8. The lake was clear and the children could walk directly into the water rather than having to jump from a pier. They could sit and play in the sand and not have to be old enough to swim independently to enjoy the lake. The lake was also deep enough and large enough to keep the adults entertained. There were an abundance of toys for young and old so we didn't have to bring our own. Even the less adventurous adults felt comfortable swimming in the clean and clear water. We rented the house for a week and our family visited for the 4th. There was plenty of room for the family to share a couple of days in the home and surrounding outdoor space. We even got rained in two days and didn't go stir crazy. Other than the beach our favorite aspect was the clean, new home. My family isn't used to the nature of a typical lake house...they don't travel. This home was perfect. New amenities with a true lakehouse feel.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Block Island
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Watch Hill
Car: not necessary

The restored 1850 farm house is directy on Wincheck Pond. The water is crystal clear and our sandy beach is private and wonderful. We are surrounded by thousands of acres of Nature Conservancy,Audubon , State of RI and Boy Scout land. The hiking is gorgeous , the fishing fantastic and the village fun and friendly. We are 1/2 mile from Ell Pond, a National Natural Landmark. This preserve has one of the most strikingly beautiful hikes in Rhode Island. Deer, mink, otter, red fox, raccoon, opossum, cottontail rabbits, snowshoe hare, grey squirrel, red squirrel, ruffed grouse, wild turkey, woodcock, owl and hawk all are common sights at Ell Pond - a testimony to its pristine nature. The bobcat and coyote have also been reported in the area. Be ready to climb up and down many steep hills and rocky slopes before returning to The Lake House for a swim!


Rates & Availability

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7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 8.0%

Maximum occupancy of The Lake House is 6 .Chickadee Cottage is not included .Linens are not provided. If you want them we can provide them for $10 per person.RENTAL DEPOSITS ARE NON REFUNDABLE. What is the private home rental tax? Article 11 of the RI FY 2016 Budget (H 5900 Sub A) requires a homeowner or rental agent to collect an 8% tax (7% sales tax and 1% hotel tax) from each tenant who rents an entire cottage, home, or other residential dwelling for 30 days or less.

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Rhode Island Coastal Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Linens are not provided. If you want them they are $10 per person.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Linens are not provided. If you want them they are $10 per person.

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